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There are 3 ways to get from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 147 bus, train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Nieuwkoop, Kennedylaan to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station 147 / ...
  2. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

€12 - €25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht 36.5 km

€80 - €100

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht 36.5 km

€4 - €7

Nieuwkoop to Utrecht by bus and train

The journey time between Nieuwkoop and Utrecht is around 1h 10m and covers a distance of around 48 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h. Operated by Arriva NL and Dutch Railways (NS), the Nieuwkoop to Utrecht service departs from Nieuwkoop, Kennedylaan and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically 148 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 10m
Fastest journey time:
Journey distance:
48 km
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nieuwkoop to Utrecht bus and train schedules

Nieuwkoop → Utrecht
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Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Utrecht is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Utrecht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht is to drive, which costs €4 - €7 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht is to taxi which costs €80 - €100 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Nieuwkoop and Utrecht is 25 km. The road distance is 36.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht without a car is to line 147 bus and train which takes 1h 12m and costs €11 - €25.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nieuwkoop to Utrecht is 36 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 24.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Nieuwkoop, Netherlands and Utrecht, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht. However, you can take the line 147 bus to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station, take the walk to Alphen a/d Rijn, then take the train to Utrecht Centraal. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Utrecht.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
+31 30 751 5155
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
Bus operators
Arriva NL
+31 900 2022022
Bus from Nieuwkoop, Kennedylaan to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Other operators
Taxi from Nieuwkoop to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Taxi Utrecht Midland
+31 30 744 0878
J.A. van den Berg Taxi
+31 30 889 0754
+31 30 269 0724
TCA Taxi
+31 20 777 7777
Taxi Team Amsterdam
+31 64 444 4087
+31 20 705 8888
+ 31 10 262 2540
+31 20 260 0810

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